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Can Salmonella enteritidis cause fatal necrotising fasciitis? A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21686336     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a presentation of a case of mono microbial necrotising fasciitis due to the unusual organism Salmonella enteritidis. The patient presented with swelling and blistering of the right calf. There are only five other such cases reported in the literature. This was the only case that had positive blood cultures for the organism. Prompt and appropriate treatment was intuited but the patient died because of multi-organ failure.
Authors:
Amreeta Dhanoa; Vivek Ajit Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-20     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Monash University, School of Medicine, Sunway, Selangor, Subang Jaya, 46150, Malaysia.
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